Dwelling stock in England (UK) 2018, by county

At the mid-year point of 2018, the population of England was almost 56 million. Outside of London, Metropolitan counties such as Greater Manchester and the West Midlands had more than one million dwellings to house their populations. As of 2018, the total housing stock in England amounted to almost 24.2 million dwellings.


  In 2018, the capital city of England, London had a population of approximately 8.91 million residents. To house these people, the sprawling city has a stock of approximately 3.56 million dwellings. By 2041, the estimated population of London will grow to 10.35 million individuals, all searching for a place to live.

Number of dwellings in England (UK) in 2018, by county

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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2001 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Years through March 31; all figures are provisional.
Does not include Unitary Authorities.

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